During my Congressional testimony on Facebook’s Libra, plenty of policymakers expressed their concerns about potential AML vulnerabilities. So for this week’s Fintech Beat, I explore blockchain forensics, as well as the technological and regulatory challenges facing firms and cutting edge … Continue Reading
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Washington, DC, June 26, 2019 — Fintech Week is a unique, global policy forum where thought-leaders can discover, seriously discuss and debate rapidly evolving changes to the financial ecosystem that drive policy and regulation — and what they mean to markets and investors. This year, Fintech Week … Continue Reading
It was a pleasure interviewing Europe’s capital markets chief, Steven Maijoor, at Georgetown Law. Among the interesting observations: First, that decisions on cross-border equivalence are not yet finished and that negotiations were continuing. Second, that Facebook’s cryptocurrency at least as … Continue Reading
Looking forward to the annual Georgetown-Graduate Institute “G-2” conference in Geneva next week!–two days of cutting edge discussions, cultivating with sessions at the WTO, on trade wars, trade law, digital finance and more. Conference details can be found here.
Though experts had speculated for over a year that Facebook was considering launching a cryptocurrency, this month’s news reports confirming the rumors still sent shockwaves through the industry. For the first time, a U.S. tech behemoth is attempting to go … Continue Reading
Looking forward to this year’s Georgetown-Graduate Institute Conference on WTO and Global Economic Regulation! The tentative conference agenda can be found here!: G2 Conference 2019
Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon, Cory Booker of New Jersey, and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke of New York introduced legislation (S 1108 and HR 2231) requiring tech firms with more than $50 million in revenue, or holding data on more … Continue Reading